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COBA President Benny Boscio on Inside City Hall 4.27 Blasting Proposed Federal Takeover of Rikers
By: Inside City Hall April 28, 22. 0:00

COBA President Benny Boscio Jr. appeared on Inside City Hall to call out the issues with the proposed federal takeover of Rikers. Boscio said that the outcome of staffing shortages and failed administration policies has been “eight years of neglect” by the previous Mayor. Additionally, Boscio said Rikers Island Commissioner Louis Molina should be given an opportunity to “fix the problem,” citing that the three prior commissioners had no prior “jail experience.”

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NEW YORK (AP) — A coronavirus vaccine mandate for the city’s jail workers should be blocked, the union representing the workers said in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that calls for a return to allowing regular virus testing and blasts the city-required 12-hour shifts that were implemented in anticipa

By: AP NEWS December 8, 21. 0:00

Groping a city correction officer would add more time to a prisoner’s sentence under a bill to be proposed Thursday by a Queens city councilwoman.

By: GRAHAM RAYMAN | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS December 8, 21. 0:00

The union representing the city’s correction officers sued City Hall on Wednesday in hopes of halting the “draconian vaccine mandate” that has exacerbated the agency’s staffing crisis.

By: Priscilla DeGregory and Kenneth Garger | NY POST December 8, 21. 0:00

Leaders of uniformed correction officers’ unions and advocates for detainees expressed surprise Thursday at the city correction commissioner’s claim that violence at Rikers Island jails has dropped in recent months.

By: GRAHAM RAYMAN | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS December 2, 21. 0:00